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. they've played a key role in helping the bloody fight for independence from indonesia. >> the united nations has been with east timor at every step of the ways in organizing the vote for independence from indonesia and 1999. the and ran the fledgling nation for three years and send in peacekeepers to quell fighting between rival factions of the armed forces in 2006 when its current mission began. the dozens of people were killed and tens of thousands forced to flee their homes. as violence threatened to engulf east timor as it did during the push for independence. two years later, a failed attempt to assassinate the president exposed a fragile country to even more instability. the mission official it comes to an end, the united nations has east timor has the resolve to meet the security and economic challenges that lie ahead. >> the credit goes to the timorese leadership. it is the timorese leaders who have learned from experience and have taken control of their country firmly. they have put the policies in place, have built institutions. a >> the challenges are immense. there are hi
the 24 year occupation by indonesia. nine people have been killed and oregon after a school bus crashed on an icy road. the bus was carrying 40 passengers lost control and dropped more than 30 meters down a steep embankment. a chinese fishing boat has been detained by a japanese coastguard for fishing in japanese water. the boat could be seen here. china has sent a consul to the region. a former australian fast bowler will be inducted into the hall of fame during his country's third test against she lenca this week. heals the highest number for test wickets, 563. the first tennis' grand slammer of the year is almost upon us. australia open of starts in the fortnight. she is currently in china in preparations for the millburn and then. last time, she is beaten in a third round. she needs to improve to win back a place in the top 10. >> we're trying to get ready in two weeks. we are just not ready for the matches. the australian open is where i had my most difficulties and i'm trying this year for better preparation to be more ready. i will try my best. >> as much of the world celebrate n
indonesia and what rights does an american jew, gay or woman in chile and syria? what obligations we have to the french nation to suggest we are citizens of the world destroys our understanding of the term and weakens us at the performance of the duties of the citizen. one might say that the american power was the 1969 moon landing, and since then, we'll be successful the empire in history according to the greatest access to prosperity, happiness and public life and history have been on the decline. this decline has given as inevitable. nothing lasts forever. this period of diminishing american hegemony, however, may be one of calfee age. we are the owners of the country and its board of directors, and we may find the strength to reasonably consider the options open to us in this confusing time, none of them is perfect. and this is a time we must make a moral choice which is to say a choice between the two flawed or bad alternatives. if we do not choose, the choice will be made for us by those uninterested at home and abroad by weakening the power of the american electorate. it's not a br
tweets is jakarta, indonesia. other cities at the top five including new york, tokyo london, and south paolo. scoring another big victory over the weekend, on sunday, returning for the first time since his leukemia diagnoses. >> the head coach of the indianapolis colts already facing heavy odds when the season started, fresh off an off season last year, the fans have wondered where the good times have gone. then the diagnosis. the 52-year-old coach was forced to leave the team for treatment of leukemia. turning record around, making it to the playoffs. but the hospital the coach was recalling the moment doctors told him he could go home. >> the doctor came in and we had a conversation. he said, your cows are starting to come up a little bit. he said there were good enough to go home. you are like, uh -- it is like a day early. so. anyway, he says, what time is the game? i said, we play at 1:00 today. he said, you should be out of here by noon and make it home in time to see the game from home. so i was back. it was awesome. it was a great day. it was a great day. >> today their prayers
markets. we've been investing in places like indonesia and mexico. those are the exotic locations. but you've got to get out of sus dollars. >> peter, why would you invest in the country whose terms of trades are getting worse rather than in the united states with a depreciating dollar and terms of trade are improving? >> a weakening dollar doesn't improve your terms of trade. >> sure it does. that's exactly what it does. >> no it doesn't. >> it helps exports. >> steve, the dollar has been depreciated -- >> it costs less to make stuff here. it's not been depreciating for decades. >> yes it has. where you been? >> i been here. >> do you see a significant depreciation of the u.s. dollar? >> i don't. i think what's interesting is that if you weren't paying attention, the dollar is the world's reserve currency. all the things that have gone wrong here in the united states have put people into what? into dollars. into dollar-based assets. the ability to fund the deficit goes on without much hiccup at all. we're still paying low rates for borrowing. 1.7%. all those predictions were -- >> they we
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